No matter how you prepare your morning cup of coffee, there's one common denominator: the coffee itself. But are there ways to store your favorite coffee beans to keep them more fresh?
We spoke to Margaret Nyamumbo, a third-generation coffee farmer and the founder and CEO of Kahawa 1893, about all the best ways to store your coffee. Based in California, Kahawa 1893 works directly with female coffee farmers in Kenya.
So, what is the best way to store coffee beans?
Light, Medium and Dark Roast Coffee. What is the difference? Isn’t all coffee the same? Light, Medium and Dark roasted coffee is quite different in the color of the roasted bean and more importantly, their respective flavor profile. In this article, I will dig a little deeper to remove the smoke and mirror of roasting. In the early days of coffee, consumers bought a cup of coffee at the diner (remember the coffee pot burning coffee on the heating element) or service stations. The beans we bought at the grocer or supermarket came in a tin can to “seal...
Grind size can be the difference in a delicious or an unpleasant, bitter cup of coffee. Learn why grind size matters and which setting you should be using for your coffee at home.
There are some real joys working from home: shorter commutes, wearing our fluffy slippers, access to dark chocolate chips stored in the freezer, better eating habits (frozen chocolate chips are healthy, right?), and of course, some respite from the shitty drip coffee burning on the heating element in the staff lunch room.
Many elements combine to create a perfect coffee: freshly air roasted specialty beans, the quality of the water, appropriate water temperature, the brewing method and the proper grind for the brewing method. For this article, let’s focus on the grind. We know our air roasted coffee is fabulous.
Written By Taylor Martin
Making better coffee at home is spending a little extra time on a few, simple steps, such as using the correct temperature water, weighing coffee instead measuring by volume, and grinding your own beans on the sp
Anyone who enjoys good coffee — the kind that comes in a bag, not in a can — knows a pound of quality beans will set them back by more than $10. But ask how much of that money goes to the farmer who grew those beans, and they might be surprised, even troubled, by the answer: Less than 70 cents.